When I want to install...
Ok, I've just got Internet access with Linux. Very pleased so far. Currently using a mix of Opera and Konqueror as Firefox is old, and won't work, and Opera doesn't have any hava modules installed.
Now, firstly: When I download a .tar.gz file and want to compile from source, where do I download the file to? I've heard it should be /usr/local/src - Is this true? If so, how can I? It says I don't have access to do so, and I can only do it in root, but don't want to go on the net in root.
Secondly: What site do i use for rpm repositories? and how do i set it up in yast?
Thirdly: If I download an RPM, where should I download it to?
Thanks all. :)